from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To hear again.
- transitive v. Law To give a new hearing to (a case) by the same court.
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- v. to hear again
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To hear again; to try a second time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To hear again; try a second time: as, to rehear a cause in a law-court.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. hear or try a court case anew
In October, a federal district judge vacated the jury's monetary award and agreed to rehear the case.
But in late February, the tribunal agreed to rehear the state's case against Mr. Gaied.
At the state's urging, a New York tax appeals tribunal has agreed to rehear a case involving a New Jersey resident who worked in Staten Island, bought a Staten Island home for his parents and stayed there occasionally.
The district court vacated the jury's monetary award in October and agreed to rehear the case.
The tribunal agreed to rehear the case at the request of the New York state tax department.
– Environment (Rancho Viejo v. Norton, 2003): Parted ways with Roberts by refusing to rehear a case over federal protection for the rare arroyo toad, and sided against a California developer who challenged the Endangered Species Act. Why he may be chosen: Little controversy is noted in his personal and professional lives.
By coming back early to rehear this case, it is clear that activist judges on the Court are considering rolling back decades of established law limiting corporate spending in elections.
However, in spite of this type of big spending, this September, the Supreme Court will rehear Citizens United V. FEC to determine if corporate money should have still further influence on our political system.
The agency is considering petitions to rehear the matter, said FERC spokesman Craig Cano .
A The losing side can ask the 9th Circuit to rehear the case with an 11-judge panel, a process known as en banc review.